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Description

Dragon's Eye is an installment in the tile-matching game series initiated by Activision. Players try to remove mahjong tiles in pairs from a set pattern. Different versions of the game have up to eight different tile sets, twelve patterns based on the animals of the Chinese zodiac, and a layout editor for creating patterns.

In addition to the standard mode, the game also features "Dragon's Eye", a two-player Shanghai variant. Players take turns adding and removing tiles from a small field with one player attempting to remove all the tiles and the other trying to position tiles to make this impossible.

Screenshots

Shanghai II: Dragon's Eye DOS In Dragon's Eye, the Master places tiles while the Slayer tries to remove them
Shanghai II: Dragon's Eye Sharp X68000 Title screen
Shanghai II: Dragon's Eye Genesis The modern stone-age tile set
Shanghai II: Dragon's Eye FM Towns Fantasy tiles

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Alternate Titles

  • "スーパー上海ドラゴンズアイ" -- Japanese Kanji title
  • "Super Shanghai: Dragon's Eye" -- Japanese title
  • "Shanghai II - Drachenauge" -- German Green Pepper release title

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User Reviews

Beautiful... and surprisingly tough for the computer DOS Nowhere Girl (2447)
great for kids and adults memory Windows Deanna King (1)

Critic Reviews

Play Time DOS Apr, 1991 92 out of 100 92
Play Time DOS Jul, 1992 89 out of 100 89
Power Play DOS Feb, 1991 84 out of 100 84
Génération 4 DOS Feb, 1991 83 out of 100 83
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft DOS 1993 82 out of 100 82
Play Time SNES May, 1993 76 out of 100 76
PC Player (Germany) Windows 3.x Aug, 1994 74 out of 100 74
Sega-16.com Genesis Jul 23, 2012 7 out of 10 70
PC Games (Germany) Windows 3.x Feb, 1995 65 out of 100 65
Nintendo Life Wii Nov 28, 2009 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 30

Forums

Topic # Posts Last Post
Custom tilesets? 2 CalaisianMindthief (7555)
Oct 27, 2014
I'm missing the fantasy tile set, why? 1 Nowhere Girl (2447)
Oct 26, 2014

Trivia

Extras

Some copies of Shanghai II came with a pouch containing two Chinese "Dragon's Eye" marbles for therapeutic rolling in the hand.

Awards

  • Power Play
    • Issue 02/1992 – Best Puzzle Game in 1991

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